GUWAHATI, Jan 9 - News Live emerged champions in the 6th TG Baruah Memorial Media T20 Cricket Tournament.
In the final played at the Judges’ Field here today, News Live trounced Dainik Janambhumi by seven wickets. Using the track first, Dainik Janambhumi gathered a respectable total of 113 for eight. Bimal Rongpi was their top scorer with 41 while Bikash Chetry and Ranjit Changmai walked away with three wickets each. Amit Boro took two wickets.
In reply, News Live required 14 overs for scoring 117 losing three wickets. Ranjit Changmai and Anupam Mahanta were the leading scorers with 60 and 20 respectively.
Bikash Chetry was adjudged Man-of-the-Match while Ranjit Changmai was named Man-of-the-Tournament. Anupam Mahanta received the best batsman award while Bikash was named best bowler. Prabhakar Saikia of GL Publications got the best fielder award.
Brief scores: Dainik Janambhumi 113/8 (Bimal Rongpi 41; Bikash Chetry 3/6, Ranjit Changmai 3/26, Amit Boro 2/24); News Live 117/3 (Ranjit Changmai 60, Anupam Mahanta 20; Biswajit 2/37).